| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:57 AM
If Phil Emery had not mentioned the possibility of Kyle Long being a fit just about anywhere along the offensive line, it wouldn't be an occasional point of conversation for the public, one certain to be bandied about again with the offseason approaching....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:02 PM
April 2, 2009: The Bears acquire Jay Cutler in a trade with the Broncos, sending quarterback Kyle Orton, two first-round draft picks and a third-rounder for him.
Nov. 12, 2009: In a bumpy first season in Chicago, Cutler's worst game is a five-...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:24 PM
With a short turnaround between Sunday's 21-13 victory over the Buccaneers and Thursday's NFC North game against the Lions at Ford Field, Bears coach Marc Trestman and his staff have had to modify their typical game-week preparation routine. Players had...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 12:33 PM
If you're a fan of personality, new Bears coach John Fox already has a huge leg up on, say, Marc Trestman and Lovie Smith.
"You never say, 'Today is a great day for open-heart surgery,' " Fox said at his introductory news conference, referring to the...
| Jan 17, 2015
Fifteen extra minutes in the cold tub Monday morning. Maybe 20. Slowly get in and let that ice water crawl up to your neck. Just try to find some relief for a beaten-down, worn-out body.
The day before? Man, downhill collisions in the hole that felt...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:48 PM
On Monday, Bears fans get their first real glimpse at new coach John Fox when the team holds a press conference. Everyone who watches (probably) will hear his plans for the team, how he feels about the Packers, how he likes his pizza, etc.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Just five days after losing his job with the Denver Broncos, John Fox has become the next coach of the Chicago Bears.
Fox has agreed to become the Bears' 15th head coach in franchise history, Chicago announced on Friday.
Fox led the Broncos to four...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews set the tone early when he sacked quarterback Matt Stafford in the first series of a 30-20 victory over the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field.
The former USC standout made two tackles for losses and deflected a...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:50 PM
Aaron Rodgers' calf injury has kept him off the field in practice as the Green Bay Packers ready for a divisional showdown with the Dallas Cowboys, but the veteran signal caller says he won't miss the playoffs.
"I'm going on Sunday," Rodgers said...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:38 AM
Aaron Rodgers didn't practice Wednesday because of a lingering left calf injury. The quarterback left no doubt about his plans for Sunday when the Green Bay Packers host the Dallas Cowboys.
"No, I'm going Sunday," Rodgers said. "Just a matter of how."...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:09 PM
Winter is, or ought to be, museum season. Outdoor activities do not beckon, or ought not to, especially here in the flatland. And everyone in the house is, or ought to be, stir-crazy. Our area's museums have responded by planning shows on subjects ranging...